Falcons' 2019 Draft class

Six Falcons rookies received $33.8 million

First-round pick Kaleb McGary, the 31st player taken overall, received a four-year $10.2 million deal, with a signing bonus of $5.4 million. Overall, $9.1 million of his deal was guaranteed. 

The 2011 collective bargaining agreement set up a value for every pick in the draft from No. 1 to the final overall selection. First-round picks typically receive four-year contracts that include a fifth-year team option.

Here is the Falcons’ rookie pay breakdown (figures from Spotrac for Chris Lindstrom; NFLPA for the rest): 

Chris Lindstrom, G, Boston College 
Pick: First round, No. 14 
Salary: $14,663,059 
Signing bonus: $8,684,043 
Cap: $2,666,011 

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Kaleb McGary, T, Washington  
Pick: First round, No. 31 
Salary: $10,265,742
Signing bonus: $5,485, 992
Cap: $1,866,498

Kendall Sheffield, CB, Ohio State 
Pick: Fourth round, No. 111 
Salary: $3,279,688 
Signing bonus: $759,688 
Cap: $684,922 

John Cominsky, DE, Charleston 
Pick: Fourth round, No. 135 
Salary: $3,008,392 
Signing bonus: $488,392 
Cap: $617,098 

Qadree Ollison, RB, Pittsburgh 
Pick: Fifth round, No. 152 
Salary: $2,831,564 
Signing bonus: $311,564 
Cap: $572,891 

Jordan Miller, CB, Washington  
Pick: Fifth round, No. 172 
Salary: $2,754,884 
Signing bonus: $234,884 
Cap: $533,721 

Marcus Green, WR, Louisiana-Monroe 
Pick: Sixth round, No. 203 
Salary: $2,667,852 
Signing bonus: $147,852 
Cap: $531,963

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